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A Grade II Listed Building in St. Kew, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5579 / 50°33'28"N

Longitude: -4.7928 / 4°47'33"W

OS Eastings: 202282

OS Northings: 76855

OS Grid: SX022768

Mapcode National: GBR ZW.VY4R

Mapcode Global: FRA 07VL.GMS

Plus Code: 9C2QH654+5V

Entry Name: Trescobel

Listing Date: 6 June 1969

Last Amended: 26 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351558

Location: St. Kew, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Kew

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Kew

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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5/221 Trescobel (previously listed as
6.6.69 Vicarage)
Vicarage, now private house. Circa early C19, possibly built for John-Samuel Scobell
who was admitted in 1837 and died in 1849. Stone rubble, rendered probably
originally plastered with left-hand side wall slate-hung. Brick end chimney stacks
heating 2 front reception rooms, rear lateral brick stack heating original kitchen on
left and axial brick stack heating room on rear right. Later service wing of stone
rubble with slate roof with gable end and brick end stack.
Double depth plan with 2 reception rooms on front, stair to rear of central
hall/passage with original kitchen to left of stair and a third reception room to
right of stair. Extended with mid C19 service wing to rear right of 1-room plan.
2 storeys symmetrical 3-window front with incised end pilaster strips with key
motifs. Ground floor with central Doric porch with fluted columns and part-glazed
double doors, inner door and windows in flanking walls fenestrated with original
chinoiserie patterned glazing bars. Tall 12-pane hornless sashes on either side.
First floor with three 12-pane hornless sashes with eared architraves. Rear wing
with hornless sashes and crown glass.
Interior complete early C19 joinery. Central entrance hall with plastered groin-
vaulted ceiling of 3 bays. Front reception rooms of equal size with identical C19
marble chimney pieces with pilasters decorated with key motif identical to pilaster
strips on front elevation. C19 open-well stair with open-string and ramped rail.
House on site of earlier rectory marked on C18 map in Lanhydrock.
Particularly complete early C19 vicarage, both internally and externally.
Polsue, J Lake's Parochial History of the County of Cornwall Volume II, 1868 rp

Listing NGR: SX0228076850

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